Talent Acquisition Specialist

| Greater Denver Area

About Xero

At Xero, we are rewiring the small business economy and want millions of small businesses to thrive through beautiful software, advice and connections. Our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors and communities around the world. We have grown rapidly and now have over 1.8 million subscribers and over 2,500 Xeros who are committed to helping them thrive.
An exciting position currently exists in our Denver office for a Talent Acquisition Specialist. The position will play a key role as part of our Talent Experience team in attracting, assessing and placing the best talent in market. 
How you'll make an impact
Our ideal candidate brings in-house recruitment experience from within a dynamic / fast growth business. Alternatively, if you are looking for a switch from agency to in-house recruitment and have a passion for creating great candidate and hiring manager experience, then we're also keen to hear from you. You have a track record of cultivating high quality candidates via traditional and contemporary channels for both current and future hiring requirements.
Excellent communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills are a must as is the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and ever-evolving environment. You effectively utilize technology and sourcing platforms and appreciate the value of networking events and employer branding initiatives.


What you'll do 

  • Own full lifecycle recruitment process
  • Plan and execute recruitment activity to ensure top talent is sourced from active and passive candidate markets

  • Partner with hiring manager to educate and advise on best practice hiring techniques
  • Leverage the Xero employer brand to build and engage talent communities for immediate and future hiring requirements

  • Utilize creative sourcing strategies to attract top talent
  • Represent Xero in a professional manner to all candidates

  • Work closely with People Experience (HR) in the US around induction and on-boarding activities

  • Organize and attend events and meetups to raise awareness of Xero vacancies and the profile of Xero as an employer of choice

  • Assist with any additional projects as required

Success looks like

  • Effectively managing the full cycle recruitment process in a timely manner
  • Building strong relationships with hiring managers, stakeholders and candidates
  • A strong understanding of Xero's mission & brand
  • Representing Xero's values to our candidates and external stakeholders

What you'll bring with you 
Critical competencies

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to take initiative and build strong relationships
  • Strong project management and organizational skills Passion for creating a #beautiful and high touch candidate experience 

Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of full cycle recruitment; in-house or agency
  • 1-2 years experience in sales recruitment
  • Experience with technical recruitment a plus
  • Experience in a high-growth environment
  • SaaS experience is a plus 

Why Xero?

This is an outstanding opportunity to be a part of the next chapter of the Xero success story.

At Xero, we encourage diversity, foster innovation and celebrate success. We're offering a competitive remuneration package and a supportive and fun work environment that encourages you to take ownership for your career and 'do the best work of your life.' To peek inside Xero and see what we do check out #dobeautifulwork on twitter or instagram.

Xero is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Just a quick walk from Union Station, our US HQ is located in the heart of Denver's LoHi neighborhood surrounded by local shops and restaurants.

An Insider's view of Xero

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Getting things done for our customers is always top of mind, but Xero understands that starts from taking great care of ourselves as well. Having the ability to work from home when needed, wellness days, and events like office walks and 10 minute massages show that life (and living it!) helps us contribute and innovate better at work.

Carissa

Product Owner

What projects are you most excited about?

Right now, I'm most excited to work on our Denver Roadshow. I've worked with our Colorado Account Manager to connect with Colorado's leading accounting and bookkeeping firms and drive attendance to this event right here in Denver. Our goal is to build up our network and educate the community on all Xero has to offer!

Sophia

Partner Development Representative

What makes someone successful on your team?

If you’re hungry to learn more, have a brilliant idea, or are passionate about a particular project, just dive in head first. Xero values people who are do-ers, who want to roll up their sleeves and #champion an initiative through from beginning to end.

Becky

Integration- GTM Lead

What is your vision for the company?

Xero is on a mission to support our communities by helping small businesses succeed. To do that well - we hire passionate people who engage directly with our customers every day. Leveraging innovative technology to simplify accounting isn't enough – we want to build beautiful experiences that solve the most pressing needs of our customers.

Keri

Chief Platform Business Officer

What are Xero Perks + Benefits

Xero Benefits Overview

Xero offers a variety of benefits aimed at helping our employees maintain their physical, financial and mental wellbeing, allowing them to bring their best selves to work each day

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Xero allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars for medical and dependent care expenses. $2,650 annual limit for healthcare FSA
Disability Insurance
Xero's long and short term disability plans provide income protection at 60% of annual base salary
Dental Benefits
Cigna dental PPO plan
Vision Benefits
VSP vision plan
Health Insurance Benefits
Xero offers a variety of health plans including Cigna HSA, Cigna PPO, and Kaiser HMO for Colorado and California employees
Life Insurance
Provided to Xero employees at no cost. Coverage for each employee of 2x annual base salary up to $500,000
Wellness Programs
Xero will fund up to $300 annually in employee health reimbursement account to be used toward a health improvement activity including gym membership, mental, physical or financial health
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Xero will match 100% on the first 3% contributions plus 50% match on next 2% of contributions
Company Equity
All Xero employees are granted Restricted Stock Units at a certain percentage of their base salary which vests over a 3 year period
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Eight weeks paid leave for primary caregiver. Two weeks of paid leave for secondary caregiver
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Xero offers 21 days of paid time off, 5 wellness days, as well as 11 paid holidays per calendar year. We also participate in a company wide shut down between Christmas and New Years Day
Paid Volunteer Time
Xero encourages employees to give back to our communities by providing 8 hours of paid volunteer time per year
Paid Holidays
11 paid holidays per calendar year
Paid Sick Days
Each employee is granted 5 wellness days per year in addition to our generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
You'll typically catch our employees rocking jeans and a Xero t-shirt!
Commuter Benefits
Set aside pre and/or post tax dollars for commute related transit, parking and bike expenses
Company Outings
Annual holiday party, as well as a summer celebration!
Game Room
Video games and ping pong table in lounge
Stocked Kitchen
You find a variety of fruit, chips, nuts, snack bars, sodas and iced tea in the Xero kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Breakfast each Tuesday and lunch every Thursday from a variety of local vendors
Happy Hours
Happy hour starts every Friday at 4!
Fitness Subsidies
Our monthly health reimbursement plan can be used towards your fitness membership or a variety of other health related wellness programs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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